Taylor Swift, despite her trendsetting looks, still seems like the most approachable Girl Next Door. She is the coolest, hippest mover and shaker on stage. Known for her big-hearted loyalty to her mom and a pack of faithful girl pals, she has garnered massive support through fearlessly sharing her romantic ups and downs through music. Despite her down-home qualities, she is a veritable fountain of blockbuster talent, a multiple Grammy-winning megastar whose estimated net worth smashes the 2016 Forbes Celebrity 100 List with earnings of an estimated $170 million.
Though, most impressive is her net worth, which comes in at $360 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Where Does Taylor Swift Live?
Taylor Swift lives in Nashville, TN. She considers it her hometown, having lived there since age 10. Her home in Nashville is a 2-story penthouse which she bought in 2009 for $2 million. Inside are 3 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. She gave Katie Couric a tour in 2012 and we were all shocked by the interior. It’s surprisingly…strange!
Taylor has said that she spends as much time in Nashville as she possibly can. She loves the chill vibe and the ability to go to the grocery store without paparazzi all over her. If you’re lucky, you’ll catch her in the produce section!
Taylor also owns homes in Los Angeles and New York.
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (1 of 2)
Two years after purchasing her Nashville penthouse, Taylor bought a ‘Cape Cod-style’ home, adding growing list of properties. The four bedroom and four bathroom home cost her $4 million and came with a tennis court and a guest house. It’s 2,826 square feet and sits on a 1.37-acre lot.
**UPDATE, April 2018: Taylor just sold this home for $4 million to Nicolas Bijan Pakzad, the son of famed designer Bijan, the flagship Rodeo Drive store charging $1,500 just to go inside.
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (2 of 2)
She’s Taylor Swift, so naturally, she has TWO homes in Beverly Hills. In 2015 she bought the Samuel Goldwyn Estate, the longtime home of Mr. Goldwyn (the “G” of MGM). The estate has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a pool, tennis court, guest house, and gorgeous views! The10,982 square feet of opulence costs Ms. Swift $25 million. It’s believed that this is her go-to while in Los Angeles – the other home nearby was her “starter home.”
We have more pics of it here: Taylor Swift’s House Beverly Hills
WATCH HILL, RHODE ISLAND
In 2013, Taylor bought this East Cost monstrosity for a whopping $17.75 million…and rumor has it she paid CASH. The Rhode Island mansion is packed full of fancy features, including eight bedrooms, eight fireplaces, and a swimming pool, all while sitting on 5 acres of oceanfront property. Remember that star-studded 4th of July party? Yep. This is THAT house.
See the lavishness & more photos here: Taylor Swift’s House Rhode Island
NEW YORK CITY (1 of 2)
Taylor has rented this West Village place for quite some time. It’s not cheap, either. She pays a reported $40,000/month. Its notable features include five bedrooms, two living rooms, a private garage, a basement, and an indoor pool with a chandelier. Those things are unheard of in New York City! She’s renting this 5,400 square foot apartment while her Tribeca penthouse is being renovated.
NEW YORK CITY (2 of 2)
In 2014, Taylor Swift dropped $20 million on this two-story penthouse in Tribeca, a trendy Manhattan neighborhood. She bought it from Peter Jackson, the director of some huge films, including The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. The 8,300 square foot penthouse is undergoing a complete overhaul to better join the two levels. According to public building records, Taylor is investing an additional $500,000 to make the place her own. #FUMoney
We’ve got more photos! See them here: Taylor Swift’s House New York
Where Taylor Swift Was Born?
With all this fame and fortune but an undeniable small-town appeal, where does this “1989” model choose to hang out? Taylor Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and grew up on her parents’ Christmas tree farm.
The musical influence was strong in her family, as Swift’s grandmother was a professional opera singer. By age 12, Taylor was playing guitar and making up her own songs. “Writing just kind of happens to me,” she said during a 2013 interview, explaining that when something pops into her head, she records it on her cell phone.
As a tween, she sang at local Pennsylvania fairs and festivals and spent time in Nashville attempting to land a recording contract. Her devoted parents, in hopes of encouraging her, moved the family to Hendersonville, Tennessee.
How Was Taylor Swift Discovered?
In 2006, when Swift was a mere 16 years old, she hit it big after performing at The BlueBird Café in Nashville, and she was lined up with a contract from Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine Records. Her first single, “Tim McGraw,” landed on the country chart’s top 10 list. As we all know, she hasn’t looked back since.
Why Taylor Swift Is An Inspiration
Despite the luxurious living, Swift maintains her approachable persona, reaching out to devoted followers with inclusive touches and acts of generosity. She is gaining notoriety for gestures such as inviting fans into her home to help bake Valentine cookies and stopping for snaps with passersby while jogging or shopping. She visits kids in the hospital and occasionally answers messages on Instagram with notes of heartfelt advice and encouragement.
In what was perhaps her most famous effort to help others, Swift wrote a note to Apple Music about its plan to offer free streaming following the launch in 2015. Swift wrote in defense of artists who need to be paid for their work. The message caused Apple to do a prompt 180 on the policy. As a result of the exchange, Apple garnered major publicity for the new endeavor, and Swift was lauded as a hero to hard-working, often-underpaid musicians.
The question about where Taylor Swift lives can’t be answered simply, but we can guarantee that just about anywhere she decides to go, she has a home of her own there.
Taylor Swift – Biography
Inside Taylor Swift’s Homes – Business Insider
How Taylor Swift Writes Her Songs – YouTube
20 Amazing Things Taylor Swift Does For Fans – Seventeen
How Taylor Swift Saved Apple Music